Amer Sports has announced the immediate appointment of Stuart Haselden, a retail industry executive, to the newly created position of CEO of Arc’teryx Equipment, based in Vancouver, Canada. He succeeds Jon Hoerauf, Arc’teryx’ president, who has decided to leave the company to pursue other plans after eight years with the group. His departure follows closely the resignation of Michael White as CEO of Salomon. In his new role, Haselden will lead global business strategy, focusing on building new vertical capabilities and accelerating regional expansion. Haselden has more than two decades of retail and vertical direct-to-consumer experience. Most recently, he served as CEO of a lifestyle brand, Away. Prior to that, he was chief operating and financial officer of Lululemon (2015 to 2020). This followed important roles at Saks Fifth Avenue and J. Crew (2006 to 2014). Rrecently, Arc’teryx has been driving its own DTC retail expansion with the opening of several new Arc’teryx Icon stores in the U.S., including three new ones in New York City alone at the end of 2020.